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By Cassie Myers / September 25, 2020

Acts of Allyship

Acts of Allyship is an ongoing project spotlighting allyship practices from individuals we encounter in our work, as told through their words.

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By Kamil Ahmed / September 22, 2020

So you think you can Change (manage)?

The word of the year is "change". We sat down with change expert Krista Schaber-Chan to discuss how employers can foster a culture of change resilience.

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By Kamil Ahmed / September 21, 2020

Including Interns

Explore the experience of interns at work as proffered by contributing writer Rabia coupled with action items to intentionally be inclusive of interns and other short-term staff.

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By Laura Morrison / September 18, 2020

Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Domestic violence is workplace violence. Being prepared to handle domestic violence in the workplace is an important aspect of risk management.

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By Shelina Sarin / August 6, 2020

Equitable Hiring Practices

There are five key organizational practices that enable an equitable candidate experience.

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By Kamil Ahmed / June 29, 2020

Intersections in Pride: An interview with Celia Sandhya Daniels

As a trans women of color, Celia has battled stigma & discrimination. She speaks passionately about the challenges confronted by LGBTQ+ folks at work.

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By Kamil Ahmed / June 15, 2020

Juneteenth: Honoring Black history at work

Juneteenth marks the second independence day in the United States and a commitment to DEI demands its recognition at work. Here's how to engage in 2020.

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By Cassie Myers / June 3, 2020

Looking to fight anti-Blackness? Take action at work

Improving the experiences of black employees is difficult and demands intentional work from allies. Take action today at your work.

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By Shelina Sarin / May 31, 2020

Women in Leadership in the Workplace

Research shows reaching gender parity provides a number of organizational benefits for companies, and allows women to thrive in the workplace.

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By Shelina Sarin / May 27, 2020

Digital by Default: 5 Considerations for the New Workplace

Equity needs to be at the forefront of all decision-making by leadership when transitioning to remote work to realize this new era of working digitally.

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By Kamil Ahmed / May 20, 2020

Why you should keep diversity & inclusion on the to-do-list. Start today.

Diversity & inclusion initiatives play a role in organizational resilience and recovery. Companies should keep D&I on their to-do-lists in 2020

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By Kamil Ahmed / April 23, 2020

Ramadan at Work 2020

Ramadan 2020 for working individuals will present unique challenges. We put together a guide for supporting Muslim employees and colleagues this year.

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By Kirsten Mosey / April 22, 2020

Social Connections at Work: How to encourage social inclusion for happier teams.

Social connections has proven to increase employee engagement and decrease stress. Use our tips to encourage social inclusion in remote work and beyond.

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By Cassie Myers / April 13, 2020

Access is not the same as use: barriers to use of D&I resources

Access to D&I resources does not promise use. Use our practical tips to increase the use of D&I resources among your employees today.

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By Kamil Ahmed / March 20, 2020

Working from Home: Tips from our team, to yours

We collected some insights from our team members around remote work success and are excited to share them with you.

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By Cassie Myers / March 9, 2020

Lunaria Learns: Supporting Neurodiverse Employees

We interviewed Will Wheeler the founder of The Dyslexic Evolution. Learn about Will's journey with dyslexia and how to support neurodiverse employees.

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By Kamil Ahmed / February 25, 2020

A lack of reflection could be limiting your actions

When we explore & accept the complexities in our own identity, we can learn how to connect with and value the different perspectives and journeys of others.

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By LunariaAdmin / February 4, 2020

Selam Debs: Black History Month and Inclusive Workspaces

Black History Month is finally upon us. For many of us BIPOC (black, indigenous, people of color), this is a...

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By Cassie Myers / January 24, 2020

Lunaria Learns: Quit & Stay

January 24th is recognized as International Day of Education. At Lunaria, we love to learn and share our learnings with...

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By LunariaAdmin / December 12, 2019

Best practices for inclusive holiday cards.

Holiday traditions in North America are numerous and varied. Kwanzaa, Hanukah and Christmas are of the few holidays celebrated in...

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By LunariaAdmin / December 11, 2019

Engage donors this season with a holiday wish list

30% of all charitable giving occurs in December. Encourage donors with a holiday wish list using Lunaria's free template!

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By LunariaAdmin / November 28, 2019

Threading D&I Through HR

Great D&I starts from the top-down. Threading D&I through HR is now easier than ever.

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By Cassie Myers / November 26, 2019

Why people are not responding to your survey.

Low response rates, or no responses, is an issue facing many surveyors. High response rates are important to get value...

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By Cassie Myers / November 4, 2019

How to use language to improve employee belonging.

The language we use is a powerful tool to improve employee belonging. The average person speaks 13,500 words daily. If...

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A practical tip sheet to inclusive meetings
By Cassie Myers / October 28, 2019

Meet with belonging: a practical tip sheet

Meetings are opportunities to create a sense of belonging and encourage wider company inclusion. We are sharing practical tips used at Lunaria for inclusive meetings.

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By LunariaAdmin / October 21, 2019

The ROI of D&I

Being a great company means having a diverse workforce. Diversity as we now know equates to higher revenues and greater profits for companies that focus on their diversity and inclusion practices.

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By LunariaAdmin / September 16, 2019

Legislation impacting your D&I decisions.

This blog and all articles by Lunaria are meant to shed light on important legislation that might impact workplace D&I,...

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By Le-Tien Duong / September 4, 2019

Our new name: Lunaria

In Summer of 2017, SheLeads started as a small idea that hoped to make big changes. Over the past 2...

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Evaluation data can tell you a lot about the current state of your organization.
By Le-Tien Duong / September 3, 2019

What can you do with D&I data?

I personally love initiatives like L’oreal’s Naya Aghaaz program and Accenture’s leading parental leave policies. They are so impactful, and...

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By Le-Tien Duong / July 19, 2019

The World You Can’t See: Data from a Gendered Perspective

In a world where data underlies every decision, numbers talk. Our world is built on the questions of who, what and how many.

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By Le-Tien Duong / June 27, 2019

Is Innovation Inclusive?

Our founder Cassie joined other entrepreneurs and innovation ecosystem leaders in Ottawa for the Ontario Inclusive Innovation (i2) Action Strategy Conference.

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By LunariaAdmin / June 1, 2019

The Value in Evaluation

In our article Why Evaluate, we turned to some of the organizations we work with to understand the why behind their data collection. In this article, we are unpacking evaluation more to help you estimate the return you get from your investment in evaluation.

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By Le-Tien Duong / May 23, 2019

Why evaluate?

Evaluation is difficult. There is overall pressure to do well as an organization, desire to keep the people you serve happy, and the need to understand how it all works. We asked our organizations to define the motivation behind their evaluation and chose 5 answers to share with you.

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